One Year Blogiversary!

Blogiversary

Well here it is, my one year blogiversary! This blog has now officially lasted longer than any of my relationships. Ha ha ha…wait, that wasn’t a joke. I haven’t posted nearly as much as I’d like, but for whatever reason, there’s people out there who actually read this stuff. So thank you to all you wonderfully loyal and curious readers. As much as I would’ve loved to do something fun and unique for this milestone in history, it creeped up on me and I was not prepared. Such is life.

Before I reached this landmark, there’s two things I really wanted to do: change my blog name and keep up on at least 3 posts per week. Well, I didn’t do either of those things, so it’s looking like the horrible blog name and the sporadic posts are here to stay for a while.

I also have not yet gotten around to writing my Mad Max: Fury Road or Pitch Perfect 2 reviews. But for the record, I loved Mad Max, it’s the first film of this year I’d give a perfect 5/5 to for being such a beautiful and pure action movie. Seriously, action fanatics such as myself can only pray for a movie like this once a year. Pitch Perfect 2 would probably get a 3 for being a lesser version of the first and for trying way too hard to be funny. Pitch Perfect 2 is like that one inappropriate person who’s always cracking the worst jokes at the party and you only laugh to be polite. Hopefully within the next few daysย I can find the time to actually write them up. In the meantime, if you’re ever curious, I keep a ranking of all the 2015 movies I’ve seen and I always keep it updated. You can find that here: http://boxd.it/lV1e

Anyway, I thought I’d take this time to share with everyone a list of blogs I’ve spent the past year reading, because let’s face it, I would’ve never lasted this long if it weren’t for the other people on this site. So treat this as a sort of blogger appreciationย post, if you will. Some of them I’ve been reading from the beginning of my blogging adventures, and some I’ve only just discovered these past few months, but they’re all amazing. I know a lot of the movie blogging community is already pretty tight knit, but there’s always more popping up all over the place with writers who are incredibly talented and well-versed on their subjects. There’s also plenty that have been around longer than I have and I have yet to discover, but that’s another story. Seriously, if there’s anyone on this list you haven’t checked out yet, please do so.

Also, thanks again Emma, Sherise, The Vern, RobbinsRealm, Zoe and The Wolf of Starbucks for nominating me for a bunch of awards that I haven’t had the chance to pass on yet. If I forgot anyone, shit, I’m sorry!

In alphabetical order:

4 Star Films
Abbiosbiston
Abstracticality
Alex Raphael
All My Life…I Wanted to Be a Blogster
Back to the Viewer
Basilmarinerchase
Ben Lane’s Reviews
Canadian Cinephile
Cinema Axis
CinemaClown
The Cinema Cynic
Cinema or Cine-meh?
Cinema Parrot Disco
Cryangosling’s House of Horrors
Damian Thomas Films Etc.
Dan the Man’s Movie Reviews
Drew’s Movie Reviews
Dynamite Review
Emmakwall (explains it all)
Film Grimoire
Film the Madman
Film Munch
FilmNerdBlog
Film and Nuance
A Film Odyssey
The Fluff is Raging
Gareth Rhodes Film Reviews
The Girl that Loved to Review
Girls Do Film
Grog’s Movie Blogs
Hard Ticket to Home Video
The IPC
Irish Cinephile
The ISCFC
Jordan and Eddie (The Movie Guys)
Keith & the Movies
Let’s Go to the Movies
A Life in 24 FPS
Life of This City Girl
Lukas + Film
Marshall and the Movies
Movieblort
Movie Man Jackson
Movie Reviews 101
Movierob
The Movie Talk Blog
NrdGZM!
Oh! That Film Blog
Oracle of Film
Permashift
Popcorn Nights
Reel Affinity
The Review Club
RobbinsRealm
Screenkicker!
Seroword
Sidekick Reviews
Sinekdoks
The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger
SSP Thinks Film
The Stub Collector
Sweet Archive
The Telltale Mind
Ten Stars or Less
That Moment In
Thistles and Whistles
Three Rows Back
ThyCriticMan
Tranquil Dreams
The รœ
The Vern’s Video Vortex
Views From the Sofa
Vinnieh
What the Craggus Saw
The Wolf of Starbucks
Writergurlny
Writer Loves Movies
Zobo With a Shotgun

Even if I’m not posting that often, just know I’m still reading your stuff all of the time. I’ve probably said this before, but a lot of you have become my go-to critics. Screw rotten tomatoes.

Thank you to everyone who continues to read my long ramblings. Stay classy, WordPress.

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About Justine B.

I'm a 25-year-old who grew up watching all kinds of movies and have always been passionate about them. I am a college grad who studied films, filmmaking, and writing, so why not put those skills to good use and write about movies? My goal is to see as many movies as I can and share them with fellow movie lovers. I've created this blog in order to do just that. I want to write about movies, new and old, and share updates on things I'm excited about.

34 thoughts on “One Year Blogiversary!

  1. Congrats on your one year anniversary and I hope you continue for another year Thanks for the mention I do appreciate it. Trying to keep up with posts each week can be tough, but stick with it. You are doing great

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  2. Happy happy Justine!

    I really laughed out loud at this: “This blog has now officially lasted longer than any of my relationships” – because that’s true for my relationships as well hahah.

    Thanks for the mention! I love reading your blog too ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. Thank you for the mention in your honour roll, but the honour is all ours for being a part of your life. Congratulations on the one year anniversary of your blog Justine. May you find the time and energy to keep writing, you just never know what great things can come out of it! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  4. Happy Anniversary Justine!!!!!!!!!! I’m so glad you’re here because your blog is one of my favourites (shhhh don’t tell anyone!) your reviews really are the best.

    Thanks for the mention ๐Ÿ™‚ never EVER worry about replying to those awards or anything, I like to show you my appreciation but I don’t expect anyone to complete them, promise ๐Ÿ™‚

    Why do you want to change your blog name? I wish I’d taken a print screen of my blog when I first started, it’s changed a lot! I post sporadically too, whenever I can be bothered and have motivation. The best thing is the fab community – people like you!! โค

    Loved what you said about Pitch Perfect 2 btw – the embarrassing person at the party and you have to politely laugh at their jokes! Hahahaha!

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    • Thank you! I’m flattered, haha. Going to try and get back on track this month and a little less sporadic. Eh, the blog name is dumb, but I’m probably going to keep it because I’m too lazy to change it. You’re right, the community on here is great and I like reading other people’s stuff more than I like writing my own haha. You’re the best, Emma!

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